Quotes by successful people that will serve as an inspiration

To set yourself apart from the mainstream- ‘Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect’- Mark Twain

We all want to achieve something good and big in life, we all work towards it, get disheartened and unmotivated  if something goes wrong. At this point of time, one ray of positivity can turn the tables around. We are surrounded and acquainted by many successful people, some are famous for their skills and disruptive innovations while others are renowned for their profound impact on the society and unmatched courage. These people have one thing in common and that it their ability to inspire and motivate people by their words of wisdom. Here is a compilation of the quotes by some famous people to motivate you and stir you to do better -

  • To set yourself apart from the mainstream- ‘Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect’- Mark Twain

  • To have the vision of a changer- ‘Here is to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the trouble makers, the round pegs in square holes, the ones who see things differently. They are not fond of rules and they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify them or vilify them. About the only thing you cannot do is ignore them, because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people, who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do’- Steve Jobs

  • For an improved focus of achieving something great- ‘The successful warrior is the average man, with laser- like focus’ - Bruce Lee

  • To deal with critics- ‘If you have no critics, you’ll likely to have no success’- Malcolm X

  • Facing adversities with ease - ‘Man needs his difficulties, because they are necessary to enjoy success- Abdul Kalam

  • The ability to work under pressure- ‘Courage is grace under pressure’- Ernest Hemingway

  • For when you want to give up- ‘The difference between winning and losing is most often not quitting’-  Walt Disney

  • Dealing with failures- ‘Failure is another stepping stone to greatness’- Oprah Winfrey

  • For believing in yourself-   ‘You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them’- Michael Jordan

  • For being selfless-  ‘As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others’- Audrey Hepburn

  • Having the ability to take risks- ‘ The biggest risk is not taking any risk, in a world that is changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks’-  Mark Zuckerberg

  • Will to see and be the change-  ‘Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we have been waiting for, We are the change that we seek’- Barack Obama

  • ‘In three words I can sum up everything I have learned about life : It goes on’- Robert Frost

Whenever you are struggling or in a dilemma to execute things, turn to these quotes for the inspiration and motivation to bring out the best in you.


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